Financial Crime Compliance Investigations Specialist - Financial Crime Compliance


Technical Skills

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Due Diligence

Job Description

Financial Crime Compliance Investigations Specialist - Financial Crime Compliance

Location: Asia Pacific-Hong Kong-Hong Kong Island-Central

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Financial Crime Compliance aligns current activities within Global Risk and helps to build these into a more integrated framework to conduct Customer Due Diligence which enables HSBC to manage financial crime risk more effectively. It builds stronger controls to improve the way Financial Crime Compliance risks are managed in order to spot gaps as well as trends so that the team can take action. It proactively gathers and analyses financial intelligence in a smart way so that suspicious transactions, activities or connections can be identified and we can adequately protect our customers from the threat of financial crime.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Financial Crime Compliance Investigations Specialist.
Principal responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing and mitigating operational risks in their day to day operations.
  • Conducting Anti Money Laundering investigations for the Private Bank to determine whether or not there are grounds for reporting suspicious activity
  • Conducting effective, timely investigations of assigned cases, within prescribed turnaround times, and in accordance with Global Standard
  • Escalate investigations in accordance with Global Standards to appropriate managers or investigating units.
  • Referring cross border or cross Line of business investigations to Global or Regional Anti Money Laundering Investigations for coordination where appropriate


  • Money Laundering investigations experience, ideally including transaction monitoring
  • Experience in undertaking investigations or analysis into customer activity with the ability to draw inferences from noted behavior, including transactional profile, against expectation established from Customer Due Diligence data
  • Prior regulatory, law enforcement in financial crime or relevant fields, legal, or banking experience is an advantage
  • Both spoken and written communication skills with the ability to document investigative steps and conclusions effectively, in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability consistently to achieve objectives, and to take self initiated action constantly to improve performance
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.
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Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelNon-specified
HSBCPrivate Banking and Wealth Management

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